What is the easiest way to burn the arduino bootloader to an atmega328p?

With a fresh ATMega328p Chip and an arduino duemilanove board. ISP looks like the best option but, how to use it? Make / buy a parallel/serial/usb programmer. what is the easiest or cheapest way...

S1L3N7 SWAT8 years ago
This is for a PIC, but I think it could be adapted for the ATMEGA. If you use a socket for the ATMega, instead of the PIC it should work.


You're better off going here: http://arduino.cc/en/Hacking/Bootloader?from=Main.Bootloader

Specifically this tutorial on how to make a programmer for the ATmega to upload the Arduino bootloader: http://arduino.cc/en/Hacking/ParallelProgrammer